Abengourou


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Abengourou

(äbĕng-go͞o`ro͞o), town (1988 pop. 59,114), E Côte d'Ivoire. It is the commercial center for a region producing cacao, coffee, kola nuts, plantains, yams, manioc, and timber. The French established an administrative post in Abengourou in 1896.
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The SAGES programme was initially piloted in the communities of Amlkia and Appronprom, two cocoa-growing communities near Abengourou in Cte DIvoire, providing innovative, integrated family-based support for education and rural entrepreneurship.
Agboville aprovecho el desplazamiento hacia el norte, en Abengourou, territorio principal del cercle del Indenie, hasta entonces situado en Zaranou.
En Cote d'Ivoire, les decisions prises lors du Conseil des ministres relatives notamment a la bonne gouvernance et la reprise du dialogue politique avec l'opposition et les attaques contre un commissariat et d'un camp militaire a Abengourou (nord-est d'Abidjan), sont les sujets focalisant l'attention de la presse ivoirienne.
Specimens were collected in the district of Abidjan (i.e., Bingerville, Marcory, Treichville, Port-Bouet, Koumassi, Yopougon), the Middle-Comoe region (i.e., Agnibilekro, Takikro, Abengourou, Niable), and the South-Comoe region (i.e., Aboisso, Adiake).
Other protests in East Abengourou forced the closure of several cocoa warehouses, while some 500 protesters blocked the road between the capital Yamoussoukro and Bouake, the main city of the rebel-held north, according to eyewitnesses.
Born in Abengourou in 1956, Kwahule studied at the National Arts Institute of Abidjan until he was 23.